Stormy Seas for Some North American Songbirds : Are Declines Related to Severe Storms During Migration ?

@inproceedings{Butler2000StormySF,
  title={Stormy Seas for Some North American Songbirds : Are Declines Related to Severe Storms During Migration ?},
  author={Robert W. H. Butler},
  year={2000}
}
‘‘Many large flocks of birds flew over, coming from the north and flying to the SW. They were more varied in kind than any we had seen before and they were land birds . . . . I know that most of the islands discovered by the Portuguese have been found because of birds.’’—Christopher Columbus, east of Bermuda, 7 October 1492 Several hypotheses have been presented to explain population declines in long-distance migrant songbirds in eastern and central North America (Rappole 1995). Although… CONTINUE READING
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